Description The seated figure represents a nude child god. The crown on his head depicts a lotus bud. The opened lotus flower is an attribute of the god Nefertem, the son of the creator god Ptah and the lioness goddess Sakhmet. This variation of Nefertem with a lotus bud is a rare example.
Provenance Mrs. G. Harry Pouder, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1971, by bequest.
Credit Gift of Mrs. G. Harry Pouder, from the estate of the late G. H. Pouder, 1971
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